Long Beach Public Library Foundation


WELCOME!

Founded in 1996, the Long Beach Public Library Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that provides support to the Long Beach Public Library through the procurement of private funds.

The Library Foundation's mission is to provide support to enhance the Long Beach Public Library and encourage literacy and education for all members of the community.  Tax I.D. #33-0698704

 

WHAT'S NEW

The 82nd Annual
GREAT SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST
August 16-17, 2014

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Presented by Rotaract Long Beach
All proceeds from the event go to the
Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Want to join in the fun? Click here for flyer!
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A HUGE SUCCESS!
$150,000 RAISED!2014_grape_logo

This year's gala and silent auction raised a record breaking $150,000 net profit to help support the Library.  Thank you to our sponsors, the Planning Committee and all of our wonderful supporters!

Click here to find see pictures from the event!
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Honoring

Richard Neri and Kurt Schulzman
Durnin Family Award

Mary Jean Tusha
Individual Library Leadership Award

Port of Long Beach
Organizational Library Leadership Award
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Thank You to our Generous 2014 Donors!

PRESENTING SPONSOR
~$15,000~

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CHAMPAGNE SPONSOR
~$10,000~
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CABERNET SPONSORS
~$5,000~
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PINOT SPONSORS
~$3,000~


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Charles and Margaret Durnin

Keesal, Young & Logan

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CHARDONNAY SPONSORS
~$2,250~

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Toyota Motor Sales USA

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IT'S COMING!
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Click here for details.
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 HOT OFF THE PRESSES!

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Get the latest copy of our
newsletter by clicking
on cover!
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The Los Angeles Times Family fund is a proud sponsor of our Family Learning Centers. On Sunday, December 16, the Library Foundation was highlighted in the Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times. You can read the online article here.

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The Library Foundation is launching a new outreach through the Family Learning Centers focused on serving Veterans and their families.  For a sneak peek at our website (updates in progress) click on the logo above.

CONTACT US:
Sara Myers
Executive Director
sara@lbplfoundation.org

Nancy Young
Director of Development
nancy@lbplfoundation.org

Laura Nelson
Office Manager
info@lbplfoundation.org

101 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90822

(562) 628-2441

 

 

 

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GET INVOLVED:
Do You Know How to Check Out eBooks Yet? 
The Library has expanded its online services.  Many book titles are now available for you to check out on your laptop, iPad, Kindle, Nook and Smart Phone. Visit the library's website for more detailed information and find out how you can get started today!

New Year, New Reason to Give!
By Mail:
Mail donations to 101 Pacific Avenue Long Beach, CA 90822 Attn: Library Foundation.  Checks can be made payable to LBPLF.

By Phone:
Call (562) 628-2441 to make a donation by credit card over the phone. Payment information can be left on our secure voicemail over the holiday.

Online:
Click the button to make a secure, online payment.

Online Shopping for Your Favorite Library!
The Library book budget has been drastically cut back the Library is in need of books.  Next time you are doing your online shopping, why not pick up an extra book for your favorite library?  Just shop from the Library's Wish List .  In addition, once you have read a book, be sure you donate it to the Library so others can enjoy it too!  Due to staff cutbacks, book donations must be made at Main Library in downtown Long Beach.  Call us for easy drop-off instructions.

Facebook:
Become a fan of our Facebook page and get updates on what's happening at the Foundation.  We have over 600 followers, and have set a goal to get to 1,000!   Make sure you "LIKE" our page and spread the word to your friends!

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